Cover image for Frommer's Portland day by day : [20 smart ways to see the city] / by Donald Olsen.
Frommer's Portland day by day : [20 smart ways to see the city] / by Donald Olsen.
Title Variants:
Portland day by day
3rd Edition.
Publication Information:
[Hoboken, NJ] : Frommer Media LLC, [2018]

Physical Description:
vii, 183 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 19 cm + 1 map.
General Note:
"A Frommer's Book."

Map on inside front cover and flaps and text on inside back cover.

Frommer's day by day
16 Favorite Moments -- The Best Full-Day Tours -- The Best Special-Interest Tours -- The Best Neighborhood Walks -- The Best Shopping -- The Best of the Great Outdoors -- The Best Dining -- The Best Nightlife -- The Best Arts & Entertainment -- The Best Hotels -- The Best Side Trips -- The Savvy Traveler.


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
917.9549 OLS Book Adult General Collection

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Packed with color photos, this newly updated guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of "Stumptown" in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor information, Frommer's Portland day by day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Author Donald Olson is a long-time resident of Portland, and a widely published author, both on travel and gardening.

Inside this book you'll find:

Full color throughout with scores of photos and dozens of maps
Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include Portland with Kids, Rainy Day Portland, Offbeat Portland, and more
A thorough discussion of side trips to the Willamette Valley (Portland wine country), the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, the Hood River, and the Oregon Coast
Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions --all to clue readers in on great finds and values
Exact pricing so there's never any guessing
A tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet, as well as bulleted maps throughout.

About Frommer's: There's a reason that Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles became a household name helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.

Author Notes

Donald Olson is a travel writer, novelist and playwright. His travel stories have appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic, and other national publications. He has written many bestselling travel guides for Frommer's, including most recently Easy Guide to Seattle, Portland & the Oregon Coast; Seattle Day by Day; and Portland Day by Day.

Donald's book The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour--The 60 Best Gardens to Visit in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia (Timber Press) was named by Library Journal as one of the best reference books of 2014. His newest book, The California Garden Tour--The 50 Best Gardens to Visit in California, was published by Timber Press in 2017. In addition to his published novels, some written under the pen name Swan Adamson, Donald has had plays produced in London, Amsterdam, New York andPortland. He is a popular speaker on garden topics. Donald lives, writes and gardens in Manhattan and Portland, OR.
You can visit him at and follow him on Facebook and Instagram @donald_steven_olson.